“But the truly hard part was trying to find the relationship beat required because Charles and Erik haven’t seen each other in so many years and their feelings towards each other have been pent up for so long. So it was an important scene, given how emotionally invested Erik is in his friend and continues to be throughout the other films. To have that emotional resonance, it was an important one to get right.”—Michael Fassbender discussing the plane scene (x)
“I wanna begin saying a story about my son. I have a four-year old son who loves superheroes from Spider-Man to Iron Man to Batman. He’s got all the costumes. One day he looks at me and says “Dad, I want to be light-skinned so I could be Spider-Man. Spider-Man has light skin.” That was sort of a shock. This is why I am excited to be a part of the Marvel Universe, so I could be hopefully provide that diversity in the role of the superhero.”—
Djimon Hounsou on playing ‘Korath’ in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy movie (x)
These stories make my heart hurt. Coincidentally, Djimon Hounsou’s involvement is literally the only thing that will get me to see this ridiculous looking movie. Man, I wish people would give him legitimate roles in legitimate films; he’s one of my very favorite people to watch onscreen.